Zelkova matorral

English name: Zelkova matorral

Description (English)

Formations of the mountains of Crete, for the most part hedgehog-heaths, dominated by sparse to moderately closed stands of Zelkova abelicea, a rare, endemic, declining Tertiary relict of Pontic affinities, often associated with Acer sempervirens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.1A

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer sempervirens
Flowering Plants Zelkova abelicea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer sempervirens Flowering Plants
Zelkova abelicea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.1A Zelkova matorral source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.1A Zelkova matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.1A Zelkova matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F5.1A Zelkova matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.1A Zelkova matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.1A Zelkova matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.1A Zelkova matorral same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.1A Zelkova matorral same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.1A Zelkova matorral same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.1A   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.1A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.1A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.1A   same
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